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tr.v. pre·sort·ed, pre·sort·ing, pre·sorts
To sort (mail) according to Zip Codes before delivering to a post office.
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vb (tr)
to sort in advance
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to sort (letters, packages, etc.) by zip code or class before collection or delivery to a post office.
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The partnership strengthens BlueCrest's well-established Output Management and DFWorks print and mail workflow solutions by providing additional end-to-end capabilities including upstream address quality and merging/purging printsteams to postal manifesting and physical presorting. In addition to adding data corrections and data management enhancements for sorters, this will save mailers significantly on postage costs and costly undeliverable as-addressed mail.
The company, which opened its doors more than a year ago, is a standalone operation with full service data-enhanced presorting and commingling capabilities.
Based in Oklahoma City, the company started in March 1982 by presorting finished mail for customers and expanded its range of services to support their growing requirements.
AccuZIP can now provide end-to-end mail processing features (presorting, address standardization, de-duping and more).
Outbound applications cover presorting, order fulfillment, consolidation and parts delivery in manufacturing processes.
Goods can be stored without presorting to storage unit size, while the machine has flexible access to each load unit, enabling series formations to be built during retrieval.
The software also contains address correction features and current postal presorting options and can generate art required postal documents.
The RoHS-compliant unit captures color, bitonal and grayscale images in one pass, and its document feeder allows continuous feeding of checks, envelopes, tri-fold letters and legal-size documents in a single batch, with no presorting or hand feeding.--BancTec
The largely Lubo USA system includes a vibratory feeder, then an inclined conveyor with a presorting capability, followed by a primary starscreen that feeds two picking lines.
Hammer likes the quality of product he gets from the screens, but cautions that when using a star as the primary screen, one must do presorting to remove long, stringy materials that can wrap around the stars.
The MODULAR PRE-ANALYTICS PLUS System offers extended sorting functionality for all sample types with the new PSS (presorting) and FSS (flexible sample sorter) modules.